21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Myers, Florida
Drive:  8 h
1
Tallahassee
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Baton Rouge
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Houston
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Fort Worth
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
8
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Oklahoma City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Bartlesville
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Fort Smith
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Little Rock
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
13
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
14
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
15
Atlanta
— 4 nights
Drive:  9 h 30 min
End: Fort Myers, Florida

1
night
Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Florida Historic Capitol Museum has been added to your itinerary.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Tallahassee trip itinerary builder tool.

Fort Myers to Tallahassee is an approximately 6.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Fort Myers in May, Tallahassee is a bit cooler at night with lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Museums
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Florida Historic Capitol Museum ©
Florida Historic Capitol Museum

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You've now added New Orleans City Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): make a trip to French Quarter and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then stroll around New Orleans City Park.

Before you visit New Orleans, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Tallahassee to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallahassee to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tallahassee in May, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (70°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (70°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

few
hours
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes State Capitol Welcome Center as well as Louisiana's Old State Capitol. On the 6th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Louisiana's Old State Capitol, then don't miss a visit to Louisiana Memorial Plaza, and then get a sense of history and politics at State Capitol Welcome Center.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Baton Rouge attractions planning site.

Traveling by bus from New Orleans to Baton Rouge takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Baton Rouge, with highs around 84°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Louisiana's Old State Capitol ©
Louisiana's Old State Capitol
State Capitol Welcome Center ©
State Capitol Welcome Center

3
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Space Center Houston, Downtown Tunnels and Hermann Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like The Houston Museum of Natural Science and Houston Zoo.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Houston vacation maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Baton Rouge to Houston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. May in Houston sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Highlights from your plan
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The San Antonio River Walk as well as San Antonio Missions National Historical Park. On your second day here, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, and finally take a stroll around Tower of the Americas.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip maker site.

You can take a bus from Houston to San Antonio in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Shopping Parks Trails
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Tower of the Americas ©
Tower of the Americas
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site and Texas State Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, then get engrossed in the history at LBJ Presidential Library, then admire the majestic nature at Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site, and finally snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Austin journey website.

Getting from San Antonio to Austin by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May in Austin, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lyndon B. Johnson State Park & Historic Site
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats ©
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library

few
hours
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Fort Worth Water Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Fort Worth sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Austin to Fort Worth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Fort Worth are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride to Dallas.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Parks
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worth Water Gardens ©
Fort Worth Water Gardens

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 12th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Fort Worth to Dallas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Dallas are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
The Dallas World Aquarium ©
The Dallas World Aquarium
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©

3
nights
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Myriad Botanical Gardens and State Capitol. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at State Capitol, admire the natural beauty at Myriad Botanical Gardens, and then take an in-depth tour of National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Oklahoma City vacation planner.

Drive from Dallas to Oklahoma City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in May, Oklahoma City is slightly colder at night with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bartlesville.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Parks Museums
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Myriad Botanical Gardens ©
Myriad Botanical Gardens
State Capitol ©
State Capitol

few
hours
Bartlesville

Bartlesville ©
Bartlesville is a city mostly in Washington County in the U.S. Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bartlesville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Oklahoma City to Bartlesville takes 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bartlesville are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Fort Smith.

Things to do in Bartlesville

Museums
Find places to stay May 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve ©
Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve

1
night
Fort Smith

Fort Smith
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Fort Smith day trip planner.

You can drive from Bartlesville to Fort Smith in 3 hours. May in Fort Smith sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 59°F at night. You'll set off for Little Rock on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Fort Smith

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games
Find places to stay May 16 — 17:

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hours
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site as well as Arkansas State Capitol. On the 15th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Arkansas State Capitol and then contemplate the long history of Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Little Rock journey website.

Traveling by car from Fort Smith to Little Rock takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. You will leave for Memphis on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Little Rock

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Arkansas State Capitol ©
Arkansas State Capitol

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
You've now added National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): look for gifts at Memphis Music and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Memphis trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Memphis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Mon) before leaving for Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Music ©
Memphis Music

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You've now added Tennessee State Capitol to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Tennessee State Capitol and then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Nashville fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 58°F. You'll set off for Atlanta on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Nashville

Museums
Find places to stay May 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Tennessee State Capitol ©
Tennessee State Capitol

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Georgia State Capitol, Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, Margaret Mitchell House, and other attractions you added. Attractions like Georgia Aquarium and Zoo Atlanta make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park, and stroll around Piedmont Park.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta trip maker tool.

You can fly from Nashville to Atlanta in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. In May in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
Find places to stay May 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Zoo Atlanta ©
Zoo Atlanta

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